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Bandbox Theatre


East 57th Street near Third Avenue, New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1736

The venue opened under the direction of Adolf Phillip who dedicated the playhouse to the production of "light German and Viennese operettas." In December 1914, the New York Play Actors, Inc. announced they would remodel and take over the venue; it would reopen as the Bandbox.

Built: 1912    Closed: 1926    Demolished: 1969   

Theatre Names Named
Bandbox Theatre 1914     
Adolf Philipp's Fifty-Seventh Street Theatre 1912     Named for Adolf Philipp,
ProductionsProduction Dates
Nju
Play, Original
Written by Ossip Dymow
Mar 22, 1917 - Apr 1917
The Lodger
Play, Original
Jan 15, 1917 - Closing date unknown
The Master
Play, Original
Jan 08, 1917 - Jan 1917
The Example
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Ludwig Fulda
Sep 28, 1916 - Closing date unknown
The Seagull
Play, Original, Drama, Comedy
Written by Anton Chekhov
May 20, 1916 - May 31, 1916
The Age of Reason
Play, Original
Written by Cecil Dorrian
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Pierre Patelin
Play, Original
Written by Zoe Akins
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Magical City
Play, Original
Written by Zoe Akins
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Fire and Water
Play, Original
Written by Hervey White
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Night of Snow
Play, Original
Written by Roberto Bracco
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Helena's Husband
Play, Original
Written by Philip Moeller
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Antick
Play, Original
Written by Percy MacKaye
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Interior
Play, Revival
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Literature
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Overtones
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Honorable Lover
Play, Original
Written by Roberto Bracco
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Whims
Play, Original
Written by Alfred De Musset
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Roadhouse in Arden, 1616-1916
Play, Original
Written by Philip Moeller
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Clod
Play, Original
Written by Lewis Beach
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Tenor
Play, Original
Written by Franz Wedekind
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
The Red Cloak
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Children
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1915 - May 20, 1916
Licensed
Play, Original
Written by Basil Lawrence
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Eugenically Speaking
Play, Original
Written by Edward Goodman
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Interior
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Another Interior
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
My Lady's Honor
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Moondown
Play, Original
Written by John Reed
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
The Shepherd in the Distance
Play, Original
Written by Holland Hudson
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Two Blind Beggars and One Less Blind
Play, Original
Written by Philip Moeller
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Love of One's Neighbor
Play, Original
Written by Leonid Andreyev
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
In April
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Forbidden Fruit
Play, Original
Written by George Jay Smith
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Saviors
Play, Original
Written by Edward Goodman
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
A Miracle of St. Anthony
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
A Bear
Play, Original
Written by Anton Chekhov
Feb 19, 1915 - May 30, 1915
Poor Little Thing
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Jerome K. Jerome
Dec 22, 1914 - Jan 1915
Adolf Philipp's Fifty-Seventh Street Theatre
Auction Pinochle
Musical, Original, Farce, Vaudeville
Music by Jean Briquet; Book by Paul Herve
Nov 23, 1912 - Closing date unknown